OATS STUDIOS — Volume 1: Zygote — A Gehenna Post Review

Greetings from the Ether, The last installment of our review series on director Neill Blomkamp's OATS Studios short films--at least until a new short releases--will revolve around "Zygote." An abomination of John Carpenter's The Thing and the video game franchise Dead Space, with a dabble of Event Horizon, "Zygote" is horrifying and grotesque in the most perfect … Continue reading OATS STUDIOS — Volume 1: Zygote — A Gehenna Post Review

OATS STUDIOS — VOLUME 1: Firebase — A Gehenna Post Review

Greetings from the Ethereal Plane, We recently reviewed the first chapter in the freshman volume of OATS Studios, that being "Rakka." OATS Studios is a collection of short films by critically acclaimed (and critically polarizing) director Neill Blomkamp, of District 9, Elysium, and Chappie fame. We now present to you our review for the second installment of this … Continue reading OATS STUDIOS — VOLUME 1: Firebase — A Gehenna Post Review

OATS STUDIOS – VOLUME 1: Rakka — A Gehenna Post Review

Greetings from the Nether Realm, Director Neill Blomkamp has proven himself time and again as an innovative director, bringing to life such films as District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013), and Chappie (2015). It was rumored a few years ago that Blomkamp was working on an Alien (1979) film that would continue the franchise directly picking up where James Cameron's Aliens (1986) left off. Such characters as Michael … Continue reading OATS STUDIOS – VOLUME 1: Rakka — A Gehenna Post Review

UPDATE: Body Horror Submissions Closed — Huge Success

Greetings from the Ether, As of June 2nd, 2017, the Body Horror Anthology is full and submissions have been closed.  The maximum story limit was reached and the entire process was a massive success.  We received more stories than we could have ever imagined and the quality of these submissions were beyond our wildest expectations. … Continue reading UPDATE: Body Horror Submissions Closed — Huge Success

HINNOM MAGAZINE 001 Cover Reveal and Table of Contents

Greetings from the Ether, It is with much joy that we now share the cover art for the inaugural issue of Hinnom Magazine, by the fantastic L.A. Spooner, as well as the Table of Contents. The magazine will hit print and e-book on June 30th, 2017 for all major distributors including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and … Continue reading HINNOM MAGAZINE 001 Cover Reveal and Table of Contents

The Girl With All The Gifts (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 3

Greetings from Ulthar, In the 21st century, one genre has truly stood out in popularity, consistently finding mainstream success.  From shows like The Walking Dead (2010) to films like 28 Days Later (2002), there has been no shortage of undead success in Hollywood and the box office.  However, many forget that the genre of body horror found … Continue reading The Girl With All The Gifts (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 3

Early Concept Art for the Body Horror Anthology Cover by David Dawkins

Greetings from the Ethereal Plane, Artist David Dawkins recently provided Gehenna & Hinnom Books with the new cover for Plane Walker's mass market trade paperback edition, as can be seen here. David is an amazing talent with a wide variety of styles and abilities when it comes to his art. Recently, Mr. Dawkins asked if he … Continue reading Early Concept Art for the Body Horror Anthology Cover by David Dawkins

The Eyes of My Mother (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 2

(This review is brought to you by the hope that you will explore our submissions call for our 2017 Body Horror Anthology. And on the topic of body horror, check out our Quick History of Body Horror Cinema article.) Greetings from Ulthar, Arthouse horror films have brought us some of the most memorable pieces of … Continue reading The Eyes of My Mother (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 2

The Void (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 1

(This review is brought to you by the hope that you will explore our submissions call for our 2017 Body Horror Anthology. And on the topic of body horror, check out our Quick History of Body Horror Cinema article.) Greetings from Ulthar, If you are a horror fanatic, and you keep up with horror film … Continue reading The Void (2016): Body Horror Review Series Chapter 1

A Quick History of Body Horror in Cinema

In anticipation for the Year's Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology, we at Gehenna & Hinnom want to present a series of articles highlighting the history and impact of the genre of Body Horror. First, let's define the genre. According to Wikipedia: Body horror, biological horror, organic horror or visceral horror is horror fiction in which the … Continue reading A Quick History of Body Horror in Cinema